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Job Opening (Endowed Chair)

Thornburgh Endowed Chair in Finance
Department of Finance
College of Business
University of Cincinnati
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Call for Papers (WEAI-BOK-KAEA)

The 86th Annual Conference of the Western Economic Association International (WEAI) will be held June 29-July 3, 2011 at the San Diego Marriott Hotel & Marina, California. The Institute of Monetary and Economic Research at the Bank of Korea (BOK) and the Korea-America Economic Association (KAEA) will hold joint sessions at the WEAI conference. We sincerely invite the members of the KAEA to join in this wonderful event.

Submission deadline is March 25 (Friday), 2011.

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Call for Papers (WEAI-KAEA-KEA)

The 86th Annual Conference of the Western Economic Association International (WEAI) will be held June 29-July 3, 2011 at the San Diego Marriott Hotel & Marina, California. The Korea-America Economic Association (KAEA) plans to organize several sessions of this WEAI conference jointly with the Korean Economic Association (KEA). We sincerely invite the members of the KEA and the KAEA to join in this wonderful event.

Submission deadline is March 25 (Friday), 2011.

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Call for Papers (Econometric Society)

The 2011 Asian Meeting of the Econometric Society will be held in Seoul, Korea, in the campus of Korea University in Seoul from August 11 to August 13, 2011. The program will consist of invited and contributed papers.  Authors are encouraged to submit papers across the broad spectrum of theoretical and applied research in economics and in econometrics. The meeting is open to all economists including those who are not currently members of the Econometric Society.

The program committee accepts electronic submission of manuscripts only. You can submit your paper through Conference Maker from 10:00AM December 15, 2010 PST to midnight of February 15, 2011 PST when the submission site will be closed.

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Call for Papers (SEA-KAEA 2011)

The annual meeting of the Southern Economic Association will be held in Washington, DC at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park, November 19-21, 2011 (Saturday to Monday). Following the SEA-KAEA tradition, KAEA plans to organize two sessions: one on South Korean Economy or East Asian Economies, and the other on North Korean Economy. I have noticed in the past several new faces attending our sessions every time papers on North Korea were presented. Those who are interested in topics unrelated to the two Koreas are also encouraged to submit papers or one-page paper abstracts.

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Maekyung-KAEA Economist Award

Dr. Jay Pil Choi
(Professor, Department of Economics, Michigan State University)

Dr. Jay Pil Choi has been a professor of economics at Michigan State University sicne 2000. He previously was a faculty member at Seoul National University and Columbia University. He received his Ph. D. in economics from Harvard University in 1990. He is currently a co-editor of International Journal of Industrial Organization, an editorial board member of Information Economics and Policy, and an associate editor of e-conomics. He also served as an associate editor of European Economic Review. Continue Reading…

KAEA Young Scholar Award

Dr. Yongseok Shin
(Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Washington University St. Louis)

Dr. Yongseok Shin received his Ph. D. in economics from Stanford University in 2004. He specializes in macroeconomics and his main areas of research interest include the optimal taxation and development of financial
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